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Degree Requirements for students who entered the program in 2022/2023 or earlier

All students in the Bachelor of Media Studies must complete the following degree requirements1:

  1. Writing and Research Requirement
  2. Upper-level Requirement
  3. Arts Credit Minimum Requirement

1For additional information, see Credit Requirements and Regulations.

The following courses, defined as “Core” courses, are required (listed in alphabetical, not sequential, order):

  • ARTH 380
  • ARTH 480 (or JRNL 400)
  • ASTU 100
  • CPSC 103 or 110
  • CPSC 344
  • CRWR 213
  • CRWR 312
  • ENGL 232
  • ENGL 332
  • FIPR 133
  • FIST 100
  • FIST 240
  • FIST 340
  • GERM 412
  • INFO 250
  • INFO 419
  • INFO 456
  • JRNL 100
  • JRNL 400 (or ARTH 480)
  • VISA 110
  • VISA 210
  • VISA 241

Students must complete a minimum of 12 credits of “Core Plus”, chosen from the following list. Core courses are excluded from “Core Plus”.

  • ACAM 250, ACAM 320D, ACAM 350
  • AFST 351
  • ANTH 206, ANTH 213, ANTH 215, ANTH 217, ANTH 331, ANTH 332, ANTH 378, ANTH 478
  • Any course in ARTH
  • ASIA 254, ASIA 325, ASIA 326, ASIA 327, ASIA 354, ASIA 355, ASIA 356, ASIA 365, ASIA 367, ASIA 369, ASIA 375, ASIA 394, ASIA 395, ASIA 433, ASIA 495
  • CENS 201, CENS 202, CENS 308
  • COMM 280
  • Any course in CPSC
  • Any course in CRWR
  • DES 200
  • DMED 500, DMED 503, DMED 540 (by permission)
  • Any course in ENGL
  • Any course in FIPR
  • Any course in FIST
  • FNIS 100, FNIS 210, FNIS 220, FNIS 454
  • GEOG 250 (equivalent to URST 200), GEOG 374, GEOG 450
  • Any course in GERM
  • GRSJ 101, GRSJ 224C, GRSJ 304, GRSJ 307
  • HIST 109, HIST 494
  • Any course in INFO
  • LIBR 541, LIBR 555, LIBR 556, LIBR 559A (by permission)
  • Any course in JRNL
  • MUSC 119, MUSC 319A, MUSC 320, MUSC 419, MUSC 420
  • PHIL 120, PHIL 250, PHIL 339, PHIL 375
  • PSYC 325
  • RUSS 321, RUSS, 323
  • SCAN 337
  • THTR 205, THTR 250
  • URST 200 (equivalent to GEOG 250)
  • Any course in VISA
  • WRDS 250, WRDS 360
  • one of (POLI 380, SOCI 328, GEOG 374, STAT 200, STAT 203)

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